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Entertainment of Thursday, 14 October 2021

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Comedian Basketmouth signs music deal with Empire

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Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth, has signed a mega music deal with US-based record label Empire.

Basketmouth announced the deal on his official Instagram handle on Wednesday, where he wrote, “Hey guys, did I mention that I have been signed by @empire? Well… I am (sic).”

Empire is an independent record label that handles music licensing and distribution and boasts a lineup of successful Nigerian artistes such as Olamide and Fireboy DML.

The deal comes after Basketmouth’s successful album YABASI, released in 2020 and will give the comedian an advance, a budget, and marketing support for his upcoming project.